Chocolate Cheesecake I


A chocolate lover's delight! Top with cherry pie filling or sweetened strawberries.

1 to 9 - inch cake


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • cup melted butter

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • ½ cup sour cream (Optional)

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • ½ cup sour cream (Optional)


  1. Prepare crumb crust by combining cracker or wafer crumbs, butter or margarine, and 2 tablespoons sugar. Press mixture into bottom and 2 inches up sides of a 9 inch springform pan. Refrigerate.

  2. Melt chocolate chips in top of a double boiler over hot water. Set aside.

  3. Beat cream cheese and 1 cup sugar in a large mixing bowl until smooth and creamy. Blend in eggs. Gradually pour in chocolate mixture beating on low speed until well-blended. Add 1/2 cup sour cream, flour, vanilla. Blend until smooth. Pour into prepared crust.

  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 - 60 minutes or until filling is firm. Turn oven off. Cool cheesecake 1 hour without opening door. Cool completely. Chill several hours or over night. Garnish just before serving with sweetened sour cream made by combining 1 tablespoon sugar with 1/2 cup sour cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

508 Calories
36g Fat
42g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 508
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 21g 106%
Cholesterol 130mg 43%
Sodium 316mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 84mg 6%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 186mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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